Azimut at a glance
Azimut is Italy’s leading independent asset manager (active since 1989).
The Group’s business model is unique and is based on a full integration between portfolio management and distribution. In fact, Azimut Group currently has almost 100 Investment Professionals based around the world and a proprietary network of over 2,000 Financial Advisors working exclusively for Azimut.
The parent company Azimut Holding was listed on the Italian stock exchange on 7 July 2004 (AZM.IM) and, among others, is a member of the main Italian index FTSE MIB. The shareholder structure includes over 1,900 managers, employees and financial advisors as well as Peninsula Capital, bound by a shareholders’ agreement that controls over 23% of the company. The remaining is free float.
The Group comprises various companies active in the sale, management and distribution of financial and insurance products, with Registered Offices mainly in Italy, Luxembourg, Ireland, China (Hong Kong and Shanghai), Monaco, Switzerland, Taiwan, Brazil, Singapore, Mexico, Australia, Chile, USA, UAE and Turkey.
In Italy, Azimut Capital Management SGR sells and manages Italian mutual funds, Italian alternative investment funds, as well as being active in the discretionary management of individual investment portfolios. Furthermore, Azimut Capital Management SGR, following the demerger by incorporation of Azimut Consulenza SIM, distributes Group and third party products in Italy via a network of financial advisors while Azimut Libera Impresa focuses on the Alternatives business.
Overseas main operations are AZ Fund Management SA (founded in Luxembourg in 1999), which manages the multi strategy funds AZ Fund 1 and AZ Multi Asset and the Irish AZ Life DAC, which offers life insurance products.